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Designers + Geeks: Disconnecting, Reconnecting

Designers + Geeks

Thursday, January 12, 2017 at 7:00 PM (EST)

Designers + Geeks: Disconnecting, Reconnecting

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Designers + Geeks features talks from experts on design, technology, startups, and all manner of geekery. If you want to be the first to hear about new Designers + Geeks events, sign up for the newsletter.

Disconnecting // Reconnecting

Over half the world's population now lives in cities, but evidence that nature is essential to our wellbeing continues to grow. At the same time, software design is recovering from an an engagement fallacy that champions addiction to our screens. The emergence of the internet of things is poised to capitalize on that attention economy. In designing connected experiences, we have an opportunity: enhance a physical relationship with the world around us, don't distract from it. How might a connected world actually help us reconnect?

Speakers

LIZ CORMACK | UX Director at Grove
Liz leads product design at Grove, building connected devices that empower people to grow fresh, organic food in their home. She organizes events through DxBoston, a design & innovation series by AIGA, and sits on the board of Press Pass TV, a non-profit production studio that educates + employs opportunity youth. She also runs a Meetup called 'Gastronauts,' a supper club on the hunt for weird food.

Agenda

7:00 - 7:30pm Food & drinks
7:30 - 8:15pm Disconnecting // Reconnecting
8:15 - 8:30pm Shoutouts
8:30 - 9:00pm More booze & Fun

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EF Education First - Boston Office
2 Education Circle
Cambridge, MA 02141

Thursday, January 12, 2017 at 7:00 PM (EST)


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